Broniewski Memoir

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Eugenia Broniewska – author’s grandmother – born in Vienna in 1865

Author’s grandparents when they were engaged – 1883 or 1884 – author’s grandfather was 27 years old – grandmother was 19

Eugenia with daughter Christine – Bogdan’s aunt

Eugenia with daughter Christine – Bogdan’s aunt

Ewa Koszutska – 1900 – wife of Bohdan Broniewski – author’s grandmother

Author’s grandparents – grandfather Gerlicz had his leg amputated

The author’s grandfather at far left, Alexander Gerlicz and his entourage – seated in his Phaeteon convertible – 1928

Author’s uncle and aunt, Zygmunt and Stephanie, around 1930 – when Zygmunt was 40 years old and Stephanie was 28

In the front row from the left: author’s grandmother Eugenia, his Aunt Christine, his great grandmother Ewa – In the second row, from the left: his father as a boy, his grandfather Bogdan, his uncle Zygmunt’s tutor, his uncle Zygmunt, an uncle by marriage and tutor Fonsia

Bogdan Broniewski – 2 years old – Garbow 1924

André and the author Bogdan – Garbow 1927

Bogdan and André at ages 10 and 9

Bryczka – a practical little vehicle to go hunting – It could easily traverse fields or drive on hard roads – Here at the edge of the forest on the family estate in Garbow

Workers’ children at Przybyslawice, Garbow

Children’s camp created by author’s father – standing by steps at Przybyslawice

Bogdan and Marysia distributing presents to workers’ children

Author’s mother and father around 1935-1936 – picture found amongst rubble in basement of Mokotowska – Warsaw around 1947

Stara Wies doorway

Stara Wies grand staircase

Stara Wies Gerlicz Coat of Arm

Stara Wies ceiling and hunting room

Stara Wies, where author’s mother spent her early years

View of Stara Wies

Aleksander Gerlicz’s grave, author’s grandfather

Morning exercises under their father’s supervision – from the left: André, Marysia, and author Bogdan

Author’s father after killing stag

Author’s Aunt Christine at African mission

Warsaw Residence – #25 Mokotowska – around 1937

Ma grand-mère Sofia réfugiée à Beuil en 1943

France: Ma grand-mère Sofia réfugiée à Beuil en 1943

The farm at Beuil, 1944

The farm at Beuil, 1944

My grand-father Mieczyslaw at Beuil,

My grand-father Mieczyslaw at Beuil,

My grand parents' hosts in Beuil, 1943

My grand parents’ hosts in Beuil, 1943

My aunt Marysia sitting between their hosts in Beuil, 1944

My aunt Marysia sitting between their hosts in Beuil, 1944

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